Philippines

Maguindanao and the stigma of ‘Ampatuan massacre’

Maguindanao and the stigma of ‘Ampatuan massacre’ By Noel Punzalan   COTABATO CITY (Philippines News Agency)  – The Maguindanao massacre, also known as the Ampatuan massacre, took place 10 years ago but the trauma it brought remains in the hearts and minds of Maguindanaons. To date, development continues to pour into Maguindanao, with regional and local … Continue reading

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Dispatches: Death of a Witness in the Philippines‏

News Release Dispatches: Death of a Witness in the Philippines Phelim Kine Dennix Sakal will never get his day in court to testify against the alleged perpetrators of the 2009 Maguindanao massacre. On Tuesday, unidentified gunmen killed Sakal, a key witness to the massacre, and wounded his companion and fellow witness Butch Saudagal in Maguindanao province’s … Continue reading